Butyl Strip Joint Sealant

abe® butyl joint sealer is a cold applied solvent free pre-formed butyl sealant based on butyl rubber, plasticizer and inert filler. 

Uses

abe® butyl joint sealer is used for sealing of concrete butt joints in pre-cast elements e.g. manhole rings and culverts.

abe® butyl joint sealer is also used for lap sealing between panels such as steel, aluminium and porcelain as well as a variety of other joints subject to shear between similar and dissimilar materials e.g. roof sheets, air-conditioning ducting etc.

Advantages
  • Non-hardening, permanently flexible
  • Excellent sealing properties
  • Contains no VOCs
  • Unaffected by water, mineral acids, alkalis & salts
  • Pressure Sensitive
  • Easy to apply
Surface Preparation

Surfaces should be sound, clean and dry prior to application.

Bonding / Priming

Porous surfaces may be primed with a thin uniform film of abe® butyl primer which is allowed to tack dry prior to application of abe® butyl joint sealer.

Application

Apply strips to desired length and hand mould the pre-formed strip to the desired contour.

Physical Properties

 Specific Gravity 

1.5Kg/L 

Solids Content 

100% 

Adhesion (ASTM D1000 24HRS) To Primed Steel To Self 

2.5N/mm 2.5N/mm 

Resistance to Cathodic Disbonding 

Excellent 

Resistance to Acids, Alkalis & Salts 

Excellent 

Service temperature 

-10ºC to +120ºC 

Continuous Service temperature 

100ºC max 

Flash point 

300ºC 

Cleaning

Remove applied material mechanically and clean surface with abe® super brush cleaner.

Model Specification

Joints mechanically held in tension where indicated will be protected from ingress or egress of liquid with abe® butyl joint sealer.

Handling & Storage

Store in original packaging in a cool, dry place.

Maximum recommended shelf life is 12 months.

Health & Safety

Product safety information required for safe use is not included. Before handling, read product and safety data sheets and container labels for safe use, physical and health hazard information. The safety data sheet is available from your local a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals sales representative.

Quantity Estimates

Unit Size 

Units per Carton 

Tape 

3mm x 8mm x 15m 

24 

3mm x 12mm x 15m 

20 

3mm x 25mm x 15m 

16 

20mm triangular 

1.1m 

30 

Important Notice

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by the company.

Further Information

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements. a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals has a wealth of technical and practical experience built up over years in the company’s pursuit of excellence in building and construction technology.